2018 Interdisciplinary Research Funding Program
- John Honek (Chem) and Ken Stark (Kin), “Hydrophobic Engineering of Nanodimensional Protein Capsules for Therapeutics” for $99,031
- Karim Karim (ECE) with Peter Levine (ECE) and Robin Duncan (Kin), “An Innovative New Micro-CT System For Cardiovascular Imaging Research” for $100,000
- Germán Sciaini (Chem) and Michaela Devries-Aboud (Kin), “Mapping Lipid and Mitochondria Depots in Fully Hydrated Tissue with Nanometer Resolution” for $50,000
- Luis Ricardez Sandoval (ChE) and Ricardo Fukasawa (Appl Math), “A Novel Theoretical Framework for the Prediction of Non-equilibrium Systems: a combinatorial approach” for $50,000
2019 WIN-MESA+ International Joint Seed Funding Program
- Hamed Majedi (ECE) with Bo Cui (ECE) and Klaus Boller (MESA+): “On-Chip Platform for Tunable Nonlinear Optics and Reconfigurable Quantum Photonics”
- Anna Klinkova (Chem) and Jeff Wood (MESA+): “Integrated Solution to Ammonia and Carbon Dioxide Recycling to Fertilizers and Fuels”
- Kevin Musselman (MME) and Gertjan Koster (MESA+): “Laser-Synthesized 2D Nanosheets for Epitaxial Growth of Functional Oxides on any Substrate”
2020 Interdisciplinary Research Funding Program
- Zhongwei Chen (ChE): “Reducing Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Electricity and Transportation Sectors by Smart Electrochemical Energy Materials and Systems” for $150,000
- Anna Klinkova (Chem) with Goretty Dias (SEED): “Overcoming the Inertia of Petroculture by Transforming the Biomass Conversion Technology” for $25,000
- Ting Tsui (ChE) with Yuning Li (ChE) and Steven Young (SEED): “Developing a Multibillion Dollar Solar Panel Recycling Industry in Canada” for $50,000.
2021 WIN-NRC Seed Funding Competition
- Pu Chen (ChE) and Yimei Jia (NRC) with Marianna Kulka (NRC) for $30,000 cash (WIN) and $78,500 in-kind (NRC) for the project, "Theranostic Nanomedicine: Dendrite Cell Leveraged Nanotechnology for Immunosensing and in-situ Immune Modulation"
- Emmanuel Ho (Pharmacy) and Nikola Pekas (NRC) for $30,000 cash (WIN) and $50,000 in-kind (NRC) for the project, "Rapid and Portable Multiplex Device for the Diagnosis of Flu-like Symptoms Caused by SARS-CoV-2, Human Rhinovirus and Influenza Virus"
- Juewen Liu (Chemistry) and Marianna Kulka (NRC) for $47,225 cash (WIN) and $55,000 in-kind (NRC) for the project, "Magnetic Nanoparticle Coupled Aptamers for Biosensing and Enrichment of Exosomes"
- Kevin Musselman (MME) with Eihab Abdel-Rahman (SDE) and Mustafa Yavuz (MME), and Kenneth Bosnick (NRC) for $50,000 cash (WIN) and $37,000 in-kind (NRC) for the project, "Nano-cantilever biogenic-amine sensors for food safety and waste"
- Michael Pope (ChE) and Neil Graddage (NRC) for $30,000 cash (WIN) and $50,000 in-kind (NRC) for the project, "Printed 2D Nanomaterials for Flexible, Near-Infrared Sensors"
- German Sciaini (Chemistry) and Mark Salamons (NRC) with Michael Fleischauer (NRC) for $30,000 in cash (WIN) and $50,125 in-kind (NRC) for the project, "Development and implementation of cathodoluminescence system for the characterization of light emitting nanomaterials and nanostructures with atomic spatial resolution"
- Shirley Tang (Chemistry) and Abebaw Jemere (NRC) for $30,000 cash (WIN) and $43,324 in-kind (NRC) for the project, "Towards multiplexed point-of-care testing of disease biomarkers using molecularly imprinted polymer-based nanosensors"
- Yimin Wu (MME) and Adam Bergren (NRC) for $30,000 cash (WIN) and $50,000 in-kind (NRC) for the project, "Internet of things of low power field effect transistor based sensor for CO2 detection"
- Boxin Zhao (ChE) with Qinqin Zhu (ChE) and Misa Hayashida (NRC) for $30,000 cash (WIN) and $50,000 in-kind (NRC) for the project, "3D imaging & machine learning for nanoplastic identification and classification"
The NRC announcement of the program can be found on these links: